Monthly Archives: February 2014

State Delivered PR Instead of Services to Madibeng

[Translate] Public outrage followed after protestors died in January while demonstrating against problems with water service delivery in Madibeng. Until then the state’s actions in Madibeng produced PR, but failed to lead to any meaningful engagement with those directly affected … Continue reading

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Parts of the country may see more rainfall

[Translate] While most climate change predictions point to water shortages for South Africa, and the landscape becoming increasingly arid, new research out of Wits University shows parts of the country may see more rainfall as tropical storms move south. There … Continue reading

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Large solar and wind power stations for N.Cape

[Translate] The Northern Cape aims to become the hub for renewable energy in South Africa, premier Sylvia Lucas said on Friday. She said this would be achieved through the construction of large solar and wind power stations. “Fast-growing renewable energy … Continue reading

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R110bn infrastructure plan for Johannesburg

[Translate] The City of Joburg’s (CoJ’s) plan to invest R110 billion to upgrade ageing infrastructure in the inner-city, has been embraced by economists who also warned that funds should be channelled to address challenges with the city’s water and electricity … Continue reading

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